La Palma news am 19.1.2018
Today we warn against high waves, report La Palma appearances at the FITUR in Madrid and by the Isla Bonita Love Festival 2018. Otherwise, it's about power, Donations and the Festivalito – Sports BB´s gives information about the starting points for the neon run Spain in Los Llanos and the Reventón trail in El Paso.
News from city and country
Still waves alarm. The warning announced by us already in the news ticker on Wednesday the State weather agency AEMET for high surf rings applies to La Palma with the yellow pre-alarm for Friday, 19. January 2017. Particularly hard hit the waves on the East Coast – the municipality of Santa Cruz has blocked yesterday as a precautionary measure completely the beach. Attention Island guests: Go waves shooting never too close to the shore! Follow the instructions of the Baywatch on the Playas and watch for the flags: Green means safe bathing, Yellow requires caution, and Red means danger to life. Where the access of the beaches with red and white tape are closed, should be sure note this shut-off! We write this, because time and again people in emergencies, because them down through or climb over it. Rescue operations in these cases can break by the way a deep hole in the wallet, as our article explains.
Isla Bonita Love Festival is even bigger. Last year, it moved out over three days- 2018 you want to advertise for seven days with events of all kinds for tolerance Festival the Isla Bonita Love. This proclaimed Anselmo Pestana President of the island, Tourism Councillor, Alicia Vanoostende and the Island Council of competent, Jordi Pérez now at the tourism fair FITUR in Madrid. Fixed stand so far, that the social part of this Fiesta for equality will extended, the gallery owner flies Topacio fresh as in the previous year on La Palma, and that the love Festival once again takes place in July. Anselmo Pestana reported, the event now found inclusion in the recreation calendar of Spain. At the FITUR, now for the first time also talks to take place with representatives of LGTBI collectives, to explain the benefits of a holiday on the Isla Bonita for this target group. Who says nothing the Isla Bonita Love Festival – go to our photo retrospective 2017.
Power consumption increases. The year has the electricity plant in Los Guinchos within the boundaries of Breña Alta 2017 about 2,6 % Percent more power produced than in the previous year – generated 250,8 Gigawatt hours. Thus, the plant covers the lion's share of demand on the island, where in the past year 259,7 Gigawatt-hours were consumed. The bottom line, demand increased for electricity 2017 at 1,8 Percent, What La Palma slightly behind the average increase of all the Canary Islands by 2,1 Percent placed. -Average power consumption rose to La Gomera (+ 5 Percent), on Fuerteventura (plus 4,9 Percent) and Tenerife (plus 2,2 Percent). Gran Canaria remained with 1,6 Percent below the average, and El Hierro even declined by 0,9 Percent.
Colorful messages of the Isla Bonita
New exhibits at the Maritime Museum. In the Museo naval the fleet of Columbus in model form can be seen now in Santa Cruz. Built and the Museum in the ship named Barco de la Virgen she donated to the Plaza of Alameda's Volker. The Maritime Museum of La Palma is from Monday to Friday from 10 to 18 Clock and on Saturdays and Sundays from 10 to 14 Open and a Website in English.
Date for the Festivalito 2018 is. The poster is here, and also the date for the Festivalito 2018 La Palma: The meeting for makers of audiovisual productions will this year by the 18. to 26. May take place. The registration for the competition were possible from late February, so the organizers. During the week of Festivalito participants will flock in this year already for the eighth time with their cameras on the island, to produce short films. In parallel there is a supporting programme with cinema workshops, Concerts, Trips and more. On the Facebook page of Festivalito you will find the latest information.
Amnesty International interview. On Friday, 19. January 2018, loads the group La Palma of the Amnesty International for a discussion on the subject Human rights in Colombia in the crisis a. The event starts at 19.30 Watch in the Casa Salazar in Santa Cruz; the conversation is in Spanish. Guest is the Colombian human rights activist Doris Valenzuela Angulo.
Food for abandoned animals. Within the framework of San Antonio Abad Fiesta in Fuencaliente yielded a collection of stray dogs the proud amount of 300 Kilo feed. The action was conducted by the animal rights organization Anipal, which also looked through many donations.
Info from the runner scene
Run the Reventón trail. The Marathon at the Reventón Trail El Paso 2018 is fully booked. You're also out of print 50 Seats in the newly created discipline of the 2.4-kilometre night runs called Subida a las Estrellas. There are a few free starting numbers according to the race in the categories of classic and Sprint. The trail run is most 7. April 2018 in the vicinity of El Paso held. To be endowed 700 Runners- 300 less than in the previous year. Reported to have prominent athletes of the mountain runner scene such as Aritz Egea again, Cristofer Clemente, Efrén Segundo, Azara García, Dominique van Mechgelen or Eli Gordón. More information and registration on the Reventón trail website.
Tips for the weekend
Concerts on the weekend. The Flamenco entre Amigos give two concerts in Tazacorte, and in the old salt pans is classic with the Russian pianist Kenya Pavlyuchenkova announced. All the info on our events page.